Photo Caption: Santa Claus poses for a picture at the KCS Holiday Express Train
Santa Claus is Coming to Town in Shreveport-Bossier
Whether you want a picture with Santa for your holiday card or you know someone that is eager to give their letter to Santa, there are plenty of opportunities to see Santa in Shreveport-Bossier this year. Each of these events offer something different so you’re bound to find the one that is tailored to what you and your loved ones are looking for to add a little Christmas magic to your holiday season.
The Benton Christmas on the Square Festival and Parade at Heritage Village Square will feature a parade, horse rides, activities, live music, and a 5k run around the square for you to enjoy before you take your picture with Santa. This festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 8. Admission is free.
Eat pancakes with Santa Claus at Breakfast with Santa at Jubilee Zoo. This breakfast will include a hayride to visit and feed the animals, a Stuff-Your-Own Christmas friend, activities, a catered breakfast by Tejas restaurant, and, of course, pictures with Santa where each child will receive a gift. Breakfast with Santa will take place from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Dec. 8 and 15. Tickets are $38 for kids and $10 for adults.
Milk and Cookies with Santa & Mrs. Claus is being hosted by Evolution Twirls at the historic Logan Mansion. Each child will get to enjoy story time with Mrs. Claus, milk and cookies, a treat bag, and a picture with Santa. This fundraiser will take place from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Dec. 15. Tickets are $15 per child.
After all the milk and cookies, Santa has to stay in shape somehow so this year he’s leading Santa’s Kids Yoga Workshop at Breathe Yoga. Kids aged 4-8 will get to participate in Christmas-themed yoga session as well as holiday activities such as making snow, ornaments, and reindeer food. This unique event will take place from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Dec. 21. Tickets are $40.
Shreveport Aquarium is hosting Laser Light Show Under the Dome from Dec. 19-23. This event will feature a tour of the aquarium, cookie decorating and holiday crafts. After the second show of the night, Santa Claus will read ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas and then take pictures with the children. The aquarium tours will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and the laser light shows will take place at 6:15 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $10 for kids and $12 for adults.
These are five top picks Santa events for the season. For a complete list of the upcoming holiday events in Shreveport-Bossier, visit www.HolidayTrailofLights.com/Shreveport-Bossier or download the Holly Jolly Handbook.